A Tale of Two Floods: Strengthening Local Public Health System Response in Linn...

By Julie Stephens, BA, Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Specialist, Linn County Public Health Department Linn County...

Jan 19, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • The HHS emPOWER Initiative: Emergency Preparedness Tools Addressing the Needs of...

    For the millions who rely on electricity-dependent medical equipment, oxygen tank services, dialysis services, and home health...

    Sep 21, 2016 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

  • Summer is Coming: Resources to Keep Your Community Safe

    By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern Summer is almost here which means more fun in the sun. Whether it’s...

    Jun 17, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • A Tale of Two Floods: Strengthening Local Public Health System Response in Linn County, Iowa

    By Julie Stephens, BA, Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Specialist, Linn County Public Health Department Linn County Public Health (LCPH) is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and serves the state’s second largest county, home to more than 200,000 individuals. Linn County is also home to the Cedar River, which runs across the entire county, dividing the city […]

    Jan 19, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    The HHS emPOWER Initiative: Emergency Preparedness Tools Addressing the Needs of Energy Dependent, At-Risk Populations

    For the millions who rely on electricity-dependent medical equipment, oxygen tank services, dialysis services, and home health services; power outages are almost always life-threatening. Oftentimes, these individuals are forced to seek care during these potentially hazardous conditions, resulting in surge events, which may place additional strain on the resources of local health departments and...

    Sep 21, 2016 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

    Summer is Coming: Resources to Keep Your Community Safe

    By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern Summer is almost here which means more fun in the sun. Whether it’s camping, hiking, swimming, or barbequing, your community will be spending time outside, and keeping them safe from extreme heat and vector-borne diseases is critical. NACCHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have […]

    Jun 17, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

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